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Physical Therapy Assistant : Acute Care (Casual/Days)


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Job Description

Job Title:   Physical Therapy Assistant: Acute Care (Casual/Days)

This position is located in Lancaster , Casual 0.1 , 8 hours per two weeks working as needed Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with rotational weekends and holidays

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SUMMARY:   This position is located in Acute Care at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pa.   The PT Assistant assists the Physical Therapist in patient-related activity by performing Physical Therapy procedures which are delegated by the Physical Therapist and which are commensurate with a Physical Therapist Assistant's education preparation and experience.  


Implements treatment procedures in accordance with goals and plan programs established by and under the supervision of the evaluating Physical Therapist.  Maintains an understanding of the patient history, precautions, contraindications,

Diagnosis, goals, potential, and pertinent information that would affect treatment.

 Communicates with patient, family members and other team members to explain the rationale of the treatment plan.

 Supervises the patient's use of all equipment and takes the necessary precautions in implementing the prescribed treatment.

 Monitors through subjective and objective measurements the patient's response to intervention, and reports to the   supervising Physical Therapist if alteration in treatment program is indicated.

 Maintains the proper documentation in patient's records of treatment.  Follows billing and reimbursement procedures   according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.




  • An Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant is required, issued by an American Physical Therapy Association-approved program.  Also, the individual must be a Registered Physical Therapy Assistant, issued by the State Board of Physical Therapy.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Indirect license required within 3 months

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification. #LI-MD1

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Part Time Posted on 01/28/2022